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The Y Joins Welcoming America Celebrate Welcoming Week

posted on Mon, Sep 18 2017 3:23 pm by YMCA of the USA

At the Y, we believe our communities are stronger when everyone feels welcomes and we can all work together for the common good. This Welcoming Week, Sept 15-24, celebrate the diverse people & cultures that make our community great! 

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After School, Kids Discover Their Potential at the Y

posted on Mon, Aug 21 2017 4:02 pm by YMCA of the USA

We are committed to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, supporting their social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development from birth to career. So…are you ready for your kids to discover something new? 

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Facilitating Opportunity for Understanding between Teens & Law Enforcement

posted on Tue, Jul 25 2017 8:49 am by Jenna Struble, Teen Director & District Director - Youth & Government

This summer, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas hosted "The Law & Your Community", presented by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service for 80 teens from three teen camps. Take a peek at the conversations and outcomes of the event! 

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Healthy Aging Tips for Older Americans Month

posted on Wed, May 24 2017 12:59 pm by YMCA of the USA

The CDC suggests that adults 50 and older have a 70 percent chance of developing at least one chronic disease. As a leading nonprofit, the Y is dedicated to improving the nation’s health. Follow these tips to encourage older adults to live healthier lives.  

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Water Safety Tips

posted on Wed, May 10 2017 1:14 pm by YMCA of the USA

Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14, with children from communities of color at greatest risk. With National Water Safety Month in May and summer around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to remember the importance of ensuring their children are equipped with essential water safety skills. 

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